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Columbus Falls 4-1 to Predators - Recap

Pekka Rinne stopped 44 shots against Columbus on Friday, leading Nashville to a 4-1 victory at Bridgestone Arena.

Nashville won as a -230 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Patric Hornqvist (2), Sergei Kostitsyn, and Matt Halischuk each scored for the Predators in the victory. Hornqvist opened the scoring for Nashville, finding the back of the net at 6:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Fisher and Shea Weber.

Pekka Rinne turned in a 44-save effort for the Predators.

Derick Brassard scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Pekka Rinne.

Columbus got a 21-stop effort from Steve Mason in the loss.

On the power play, Nashville went 0-for-3, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 45-25.

Nashville heads into a battle against the Blues. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.